the vfx show #193: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Mike Seymour, Jason Diamond and Ian Failes discuss the visual effects in the third and final Hobbit film, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.

Show Notes:

Production VFX Supervisor -- Joe Letteri -- Weta Digital
Visual Effects Supervisor -- Eric Saindon
Animation Supervisor -- David Clayton

Elijah Wood

How to Make a Hobbit With Forced Perspective

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Manuka: Weta Digital’s new Renderer - By Mike Seymour

Bringing The Battle of the Five Armies to the screen - By Ian Failes

The Hobbiton Tree

Behind the Scenes at Weta Workshop

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Peter Jackson Behind-the-Scenes videos

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